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Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,512
Views: 991,045
Posted By empedrado
Pretty sure I have a tall soft seat in my...

Pretty sure I have a tall soft seat in my inventory.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,375,225
Posted By empedrado
Well said -- only other thing might be servere...

Well said -- only other thing might be servere arthritis, which in my advanced years may be sooner than later.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By empedrado
PM sent -- yes I am in Albuq. I also have the...

PM sent -- yes I am in Albuq. I also have the gps tracks but I understand many folks also like hard maps. If you guys want company I may even ride a day with you, depending on conflicts.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By empedrado
I have the complete set of maps titled "The Great...

I have the complete set of maps titled "The Great Divide Mountain Bike Ride" published by the Adventure Cycling Association I could loan you. I used these when I did the ride back in 2005. I plan...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 242,976
Posted By empedrado
Note to self: remember to turn ABS off in dirt...

Note to self: remember to turn ABS off in dirt and sand.

Or better yet buy the off-road dongle
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,512
Views: 991,045
Posted By empedrado
I have a complete spare set of the OEM disks I...

I have a complete spare set of the OEM disks I could let go of if your inclined to stay with the OEM disks
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 242,976
Posted By empedrado
Thanks for your reply -- BTW, what lights are you...

Thanks for your reply -- BTW, what lights are you seeing from the ABS? When I turn the bike off then back on it is solid on, hold down the button and it is flashing. According to the only...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 242,976
Posted By empedrado
Off-road dongle

I just installed the off-road dongle. I have also modified my bike where the "emergency on/off" switch works as a secondary ignition switch. That is both have to be in the on position for the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,375,225
Posted By empedrado
Pros and cons to each -- The KTM switch is much...

Pros and cons to each -- The KTM switch is much more reliable and has the canceling feature if you run turn signals. The Sicass will fail it you do heavy miles or ride in a lot of dust. But the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
I could send you a picture of the roadbook...

I could send you a picture of the roadbook installed if you PM me. Just not set up for posting pictures.

All you need to install the larger headlight would be part number 76514064000. The odo...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 596,680
Posted By empedrado
Sad but true

Sad but true
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-14-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Off on a ten day ride around the Grand Canyon via...

Off on a ten day ride around the Grand Canyon via mostly dirt. Leaving the Montana at home and just going with the Monterra. My day rides lately have me feeling very secure in this decision. Time...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-03-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Excellent timing -- I leave on the 14th on a 10...

Excellent timing -- I leave on the 14th on a 10 day mostly dirt road ride. Hope there are some things that will be useful on that ride.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 242,976
Posted By empedrado
I had this problem on a 640 Adv. The little nib...

I had this problem on a 640 Adv. The little nib on the brake light switch created a dimple on the lever. I just used a bit of aluminum duct tape on the lever to adjust the sensitivity
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Luckily, I have never had this issue. But is...

Luckily, I have never had this issue. But is there something we should watch for and quickly delete?
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
That is what I have done. The right hand...

That is what I have done. The right hand position I have wired for lights off. Middle is stock headlights on and left hand is stock headlights plus aux lights. The stock headlight retains hi/low...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Funny that is what the signs going in there seem...

Funny that is what the signs going in there seem to say!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Turning off the terrain does not change the gray...

Turning off the terrain does not change the gray shading of the Indian Reservations just the tan background of other lands
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Thanks a bunch Rick!! Seems so obvious now

Thanks a bunch Rick!! Seems so obvious now
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Quess this means I don't need to try a different...

Quess this means I don't need to try a different version of CN.

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
With the latests upgrades I am finally satisfied...

With the latests upgrades I am finally satisfied with the device and feel I no longer have to have both the Montana and Monterra installed on my bike.

I purchased the Monterra because I liked the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 242,976
Posted By empedrado
I would also consider the KTM routebook holder. ...

I would also consider the KTM routebook holder. Not the best looking mod, but this is what I use as I think it places the gps in a safer viewing position. I also modified the holder with some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 127,666
Posted By empedrado
Bill -- my light went on at 130 miles on that...

Bill -- my light went on at 130 miles on that ride. Given I am using a larger countershaft sprocket that would account for the slight difference. There is still a lot of fuel left when the light...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
This is what I use: Click here: KTM 950 990...

This is what I use:

Click here: KTM 950 990 Adventure European Headlight Switch | KTMtwins.com

Advantages -- uses same amount of real estate on the bars as present switch.

I have mine wired...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 596,680
Posted By empedrado
That backpack model does look useful

That backpack model does look useful
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,375,225
Posted By empedrado
Ditto!!

Ditto!!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,847
Posted By empedrado
Just got back from a couple days riding out at...

Just got back from a couple days riding out at Camp Verde AZ with him, and yes he is now 80 and going strong -- most of it is about attitude. As he said. Well if I worry about it I should hang it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 117,045
Posted By empedrado
Good news, I have one on order and have been...

Good news, I have one on order and have been second guessing myself. I use the gps on the bike similar to what you describe. Navigate by track with the exception of a route towards the end of the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By empedrado
They would have to go back to the 12V input with...

They would have to go back to the 12V input with built in voltage regulator vs 5V for that to ever happen. I wouldn't hold my breath.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,375,225
Posted By empedrado
As said above re using an LED flasher, but the...

As said above re using an LED flasher, but the reason all four of the flashers light at once is due to the indicator bulb. If you remove the bulb normal operation should resume -- the lights will...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7,153
Views: 1,375,225
Posted By empedrado
brake line

I would use the brake line guide that comes with the roadbook carrier --

PN 59008019000 This is what I use on my 530 and 690 with carriers. Should work on any bike with the headlamp moved forward...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
I am considering doing the same thing with a...

I am considering doing the same thing with a twist -- leave the stock switch where it is at but disconnect. That way the steering lock still works. I have an ignition switch that was removed from...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
Try checking the fitment of the front brake light...

Try checking the fitment of the front brake light switch. I have had this issue many times with various KTM models. If the switch is not tightly mounted it will be on all the time. Easy to fix...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
I think some malted beverages and discussion of...

I think some malted beverages and discussion of all things 690 are in order. Just picked up a 2013 model and sold my 08 to Trailwerks. Will be setting up the new one on non riding days.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
76508065000 How is it going down there gordy?

76508065000

How is it going down there gordy?
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,664
Posted By empedrado
Nice fit and finish

Just finished installing the handguards on my 500EXC, everthing went smoothly and I am very happy with my decision to go with this set up. My only regret is that I wish I had gone with the black...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
Headshake

I can't remember how thick the rim strip is on the 690 but if it is as thick as the 990's and is under the bead of a portion of the tire this can cause this issue. I had a problem with this on my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
Both of mine and all my buddies 690's were black...

Both of mine and all my buddies 690's were black from the get go. I replaced mine right off the bat and again annually.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By empedrado
Excellent idea for using an old license plate...

Excellent idea for using an old license plate holder as a headlight adjustment device.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17,698
Views: 1,866,704
Posted By empedrado
Mode button

Thanks so much for figuring this out. I just wired my 08 model with your findings. All I really wanted was the ability to toggle between modes. Rewired the "flash to pass" switch to change the...
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